Today in History - June 18th. 1757 - Battle of Kolin

On June 18th. 1757, the Austrian Army, under Count von Daun, defeated the
Prussian Army of Frederick the Great in the Battle of Kolin.




Battle of Kolin - Source picture: Wikipedia


The Prussian Army lost the battle and nearly 14.000 men, the Austrians 8.000.

Kolín is now located in the Czech Republic, about 55 kilometers from
Prague.
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